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Cakespy's 8 Favorite Savory Meals in Paris

What happens when Jessie Oleson, aka Cakespy, goes to Paris? She eats many butter-based pastries—in fact, she hit up at least one pâtisserie in each of the 20 arrondissements! But to prevent insanity, she had to squeeze in a few non-sweet bites too. Read about her savory escapades, from the best Croque Madame and Monsieurs to falafel on "Falafel Row" to burgers from a kosher deli, and great pizza from a cheap takewaway. More

The Nasty Bits: Beef Heart, 4 Ways

Beefy with a slightly gamey flavor (think kidneys, except much milder), the texture of beef heart is something akin to a poultry gizzard. The heart is also one of the more versatile types of offal; it's tough and low in fat but takes well to either quick cooking or long stewing. Here are 4 ways to use it. More

Street Food Profiles: The Burger Bus in Santa Barbara, California

Note: It's time for another edition of Street Food Profiles. This week we scoot to Santa Barbara where a former school bus becomes a delicious burger-mobile. "CB&J," aka Cheeseburger and Jelly (that would be jalapeno jelly). [Photographs: The Burger Bus] Name: The Burger Bus Vendors: Cheryl and Michael Gardner Twitter: @theburgerbus Location and hours? Tuesday through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays are TBA. Locations vary but are always updated online. What's on the menu? Locally sourced cheeseburgers (including one with jelly), falafel, and sides like yam fries, fried pickle chips, and onion rings. How long have you been street fooding? Five months. How has Twitter affected business? Although Santa Barbara is a small city, Twitter helps remind... More

Ten Steps to the Perfect Cheeseburger

Before you fire up the grill for one last summer cookout, check out these ten steps to the perfect burger from the blog Al Dente. The takeaways? Weigh your patties to ensure even portions (and therefore even cooking time), don't be afraid to salt, and follow what we'll call the 3-2-1 rule: Grill for three minutes on the first side, two minutes on the flip, add cheese, and cook for one minute more. Any more tips for grilling the perfect burger?... More

Seriously Delicious Super Bowl Party Giveaway: La Frieda Black Label Burgers

A Black Label burger at City Burger in Manhattan. Even before we knew what teams were going to play in the Super Bowl, the crew at Serious Eats World Headquarters was thinking about what food we'd want to eat before, during, and after the game. This year, because we like to give away seriously delicious food whenever we can, we're giving away a couple fantastic Super Bowl party packages, starting with five pounds of what must be the world's juiciest, tastiest hamburgers, La Freida's Black Label. You've read about this proprietary blend of chopped aged prime beef cuts, and now, thanks to the food folks at La Freida Meats in New York, we're giving you a chance to serve... More

Beef and Gorgonzola Burgers

What's more fun than putting blue cheese on top of a burger? Stuffing it inside a burger! This recipe for beef and Gorgonzola burgers topped with tomato, onion, and arugula comes from The Bon Appétit Fast Easy Fresh Cookbook. Seal... More

Prosciutto Lamb Burgers

Giada de Laurentiis' recipe for prosciutto lamb burgers isn't a recipe for a burger as much as a patty—she suggests serving it carb-free—but you can just stick it in your bun of choice to make a sandwich. The patty is... More

Juicy Turkey Burgers

A turkey burger may not be a substitute for a beef-based burger, but the editors of America's Test Kitchen tried to make one with as many beef burger qualities as possible. After trying different kinds of meat (white, dark, and... More

Chicken-Fried Hamburgers

The following recipe is from the October 1st edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! This week's recipe is not for the faint, weak, or ill at heart! Kenny Shopsin's chicken-fried... More

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